WWD.com/business-news/executive-changes/lk-bennett-reinforces-management-5534180/
government-trade
government-trade

L.K. Bennett Reinforces Management

British firm names Cecillon, Johnson to new posts.

LONDON — L.K. Bennett, the British accessories and ready-to-wear brand, is beefing up its management team.

The company has hired Paul-Henri Cecillon as group commercial director, and Brett Johnson as group retail director. Both are new positions. Cecillon’s brief is to build the retail and wholesale businesses in the U.K. and internationally.

Most recently, he was executive vice president of the French fashion brand Sinequanone. Prior to that, he was group head of retail and managing director Habitat in France.

Johnson, reporting to Cecillon, will be responsible for retail both in the U.K. and internationally. He was previously at All Saints, where he was retail director for the U.K. and Europe, and previously held positions at Ted Baker and the online retailer USC.co.uk.